Upcoming Events

Dickson Mounds Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year -- on archaeology, Indian cultures of the Americas, natural history, and rural life and culture. Programs include workshops, demonstrations, performances, conferences, and festivals -- many of which are held outdoors. Most events are free to the public.

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All ISM Events
Photo of Forbes Biological Station's Director Auriel Fournier holding two redhead waterfowl.
Jun 2 2022 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Forbes Biological Station’s Director Auriel Fournier will present this month’s program and share information about waterfowl and current research projects.
Image of surficial geologic map of Illinois showing the distribution of Quaternary glacial deposits
Jun 11 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Did you know glaciers contributed to the formation of the Illinois River Valley? Learn about how the last Ice Age shaped the present-day landscape during this hike-n-talk program.

Illinois State Museum Online Events

tree half with leave half without on a baron landscape
May 26 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join Lincoln Land Community College Geology Professor Samantha Rief as she explores how the climate changed naturally in the past and how the current change is different.